Gulnara Mendikulova (2012 ISSRPL)
Gulnara Malbagarovna Mendikulova is Director of the Research Center on Diaspora Studies at the World Association of the Kazakhs; Chief Researcher at the Institute of History and Ethnology, Ministry of Education and Science, Republic of Kazakhstan (IHE MES RK). Her main research areas are the historical and current problems of ethnic politics, the Kazakh Diaspora and Irredenta, Migration in Eurasia, ethnicity, polyethnicity in Central Asia, and others. She is Doktor istoricheskikh nauk, full Professor of History. She has had various fellowship, grants and awards from state and international organizations, has published about 200 research works, including 5 monographs.